The Critical Decade: Climate Change and Health

28.08.14 By

Climate change is harming our health in Australia, and will lead to more injuries, disease and deaths in decades to come.

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This report sets out the expected impacts of climate change on the health of Australians. It complements The Critical Decade 2013: Climate Change Science, Risks and Responses.

KEY MESSAGES:

1. Climate change is a serious threat to our health and well-being.

2. Climate change will put increasing pressure on health services and infrastructure.

3. Prevention is better than cure.

4. In addressing climate change we can build a healthier Australia.

 

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